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Open Up Resources EL Education K–5 Language Arts Teacher of the Month: Emily Lavender

Emily Lavender, a 5th-grade teacher at Lemons Mill Elementary School of Scott County Public Schools (KY), has been named the Open Up....

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Why Fluency?

At the start of each school year, we welcome a new group of students into our classrooms, but more importantly, we welcome them into our....

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Change Making is Happening In Your Classroom

I try to go to the gym each school day.  There are moments when I wake up in the freezing Chicago cold and make it to the 5:00 AM....

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Solving America's Literacy Crisis is All in the Science

Teachers: Join this free, 8-week webinar series on K-3 literacy. Now through March 18.

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UPDATE: HIVE 2020 Will Be Virtual

With immersive sessions over five days, our entire professional learning event, including all coffee....

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Open Up Resources EL Education K–5 Language Arts Teacher of the Month: Andrea Tinsley

Andrea Tinsley, a Kindergarten teacher at Haynesville Elementary School of Claiborne Parish (LA), has been named the Open Up Resources....

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America’s Schools Get a Failing Grade Teaching Reading: How to Improve Literacy Nationwide

If our nation’s schools got a report card right now, the teacher's notes would say “needs improvement.” And, soon. 

A 2019 study by the ....

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(LISTEN) ExtraOrdinary Districts Podcast: Seaford, Delaware and Bookworms

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Open Up Resources EL Education K–5 Language Arts Teacher of the Month: Cathey Sand

Cathey Sand, a 4th-grade teacher at Brubaker Elementary School of Des Moines Public Schools (IA) has been named the Open Up Resources EL....

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Winter Brings Reflection and the Hope of New Beginnings

I’m a native Chicagoan. Chicaaaaaaaaago is in my spirit for sure, particularly in the wintertime. Chicago winters make you better at....

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